The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Leeds region that had Applications Support featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 24 July 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
24 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Application Support
Rank 104 85 70
Rank change year-on-year
-19 -15
Contract jobs requiring an Applications Support 6 24 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 0.41% 1.50% 1.16%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.43% 1.57% 1.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 12 6
Median daily rate £288 £290 £260
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.86% +11.53%
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
- +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £16.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.00 £26.25 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-20.00% +31.25%
Applications Support
West Yorkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Leeds region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Leeds
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1395 1524 982
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 96.27% 95.01% 94.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 964 1087 683
Median daily rate £400 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.35% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £265 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £490 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 41 20
Median hourly rate £14.50 £12.00 £13.20
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.83% -9.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £9.00 £10.69
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £170.00 £22.50 £16.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.16 £16.08
% change year-on-year
+2.10% +0.49%

Applications Support
Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

The demand trend of IT contracts across the Leeds region that featured Applications Support in the job title.

Applications Support Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

Applications Support
Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Applications Support across the Leeds region.

Applications Support Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

Applications Support
Hourly Rate Trend in Leeds

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Applications Support across the Leeds region.

Applications Support Hourly Rate Trend in Leeds

Applications Support Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 24 July 2016, Applications Support contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Leeds region featuring Applications Support in the job title.

1 17 (94.44%) SQL
2 14 (77.78%) Windows
3 11 (61.11%) Finance
4 9 (50.00%) Linux
4 9 (50.00%) Unix
5 7 (38.89%) SQL Server
6 4 (22.22%) T-SQL
7 3 (16.67%) Crystal Reports
7 3 (16.67%) ODBC
7 3 (16.67%) Apache
7 3 (16.67%) CRM
7 3 (16.67%) SharePoint
7 3 (16.67%) Change Management
7 3 (16.67%) ITSM
7 3 (16.67%) Workflow
7 3 (16.67%) Terminal Services
7 3 (16.67%) Middleware
7 3 (16.67%) IBM
7 3 (16.67%) Windows Server
7 3 (16.67%) Legal
7 3 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
7 3 (16.67%) Document Management
7 3 (16.67%) WebSphere
7 3 (16.67%) Virtual Desktop
8 2 (11.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 2 (11.11%) Law
8 2 (11.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 2 (11.11%) Data Centre
8 2 (11.11%) Problem Management
8 2 (11.11%) Service Delivery

Applications Support Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 3 (16.67%) Apache
1 3 (16.67%) SharePoint
1 3 (16.67%) WebSphere
2 1 (5.56%) IBM Domino
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (38.89%) SQL Server
2 3 (16.67%) Crystal Reports
3 2 (11.11%) DB2
3 2 (11.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (11.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (5.56%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 11 (61.11%) Finance
2 3 (16.67%) Legal
3 2 (11.11%) Law
4 1 (5.56%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (16.67%) Middleware
1 3 (16.67%) ODBC
2 2 (11.11%) .NET
3 1 (5.56%) ASP.NET
3 1 (5.56%) HTML
3 1 (5.56%) J2EE
3 1 (5.56%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.11%) Data Centre
2 1 (5.56%) Client/Server
2 1 (5.56%) iSeries
2 1 (5.56%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 14 (77.78%) Windows
2 9 (50.00%) Linux
2 9 (50.00%) Unix
3 3 (16.67%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (16.67%) Change Management
1 3 (16.67%) CRM
1 3 (16.67%) Document Management
1 3 (16.67%) ITSM
1 3 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
1 3 (16.67%) Workflow
2 2 (11.11%) ITIL
2 2 (11.11%) Problem Management
2 2 (11.11%) Service Delivery
3 1 (5.56%) Performance Management
3 1 (5.56%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (5.56%) Wealth Management
3 1 (5.56%) Web Application Development
3 1 (5.56%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 17 (94.44%) SQL
2 4 (22.22%) T-SQL
3 1 (5.56%) C#
3 1 (5.56%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (5.56%) BPSS Clearance
System Software
1 3 (16.67%) Terminal Services
1 3 (16.67%) Virtual Desktop
Vendors
1 3 (16.67%) IBM
2 1 (5.56%) Intel
2 1 (5.56%) ServiceNow